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~THE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE TAROT~
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THE EMPEROR



*LEADERSHIP*

+The Card that symbolizes wordly power, competence, skill and the domination of intelligence and reason over emotion and passion. Realization of goals.
-Immaturity. Lack of strength, weak character. Feebleness in action. a failure to control emotions, to get to grips with things.

INTERPRETATION; Authority, paternity, leadership, government, War-making power. Self-mastery; reason. REVERSED; Loss of self-control. a weak character, bondage to parents. Emotional immaturity. Possible injury or grand theft.

FALLS IN THE LAYOUT OF A WOMAN
;
it propabbly concerns a man close to her

FALLS IN THE LAYOUT OF A MAN;
The emperor may mean whether himself or his superior, perphaps his commanding officer if he is in the army.

REVERSE: This card hsa many meanings. For a young person, it could mean a father or husband might be injuged in battle, or even the boy himself if he is in the armed forces. In this case do not say he will be injuged; instead suggest he mihgt be put in a postition where alertness and common sense would avert disaster. always try to five your reading a positive tone.

DESCRIPTION: A regal man sits on a trhong decorated with ram's head (emblam of Marys) he is a crowned monarch. commanding and stately. His virile power is indicated by a Crux Ansata, the Cross of Life (Ankh) Which he grasps or bare, redish mountains, another symbol of Mars. In astrology, Venus is the consort of Mars, and in the Tarot, The emperor is paried with the Empress. His number is FOur, which indicated that all is stable, four sqaure.
The Emperor is the active Father principle, which has now combined with the active mother principle, the Empress and produce the fertile world. The magician and the High Priestess are the same forces, but still remian in thier pontenial state.

THE MAJOR ARCANA

THE FOOL
THE MAGICIAN
THE HIGH PRIESTESS
THE EMPERESS
THE EMPEROR
THE HEIROPHANT
THE LOVERS
THE CHARIOT
STRENGTH
THE HERMIT
THE WHEEL OF FORTURE
JUSTICE
THE HANGED MAN
DEATH
THE DEVIL
THE TOWER
THE STAR
THE MOON
THE SUN
JUDGEMENT
THE WORLD

THE MINOR ARCANA
ACES
TWOS
THREES
FOURS
FIVES
SIXES
SEVENS
EIGHTS
NINES
TENS
PAGES
KNIGHTS
QUEENS
KINGS

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